The whole country is against CAA: Ghulam Nabi Azad

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad He said that the Citizenship Law (Amendment) has shaken the entire country and is opposing all sectors of society.

The issue of the CAA has shaken the entire country. In recent decades, I have never seen such spontaneous turmoil across the country that it involves all sectors of society, Azad said.

The whole country is against CAA. In Parliament, most opposition parties have opposed the bill. Five regional parties that voted in favor of the government now realize that they should not have supported the bill, he added.

The Citizenship Act (Amendment) of 2019 grants citizenship to Hindu, Sikh, Jain, Parish, Buddhist and Christian refugees from Pakistan , Afghanistan & Bangladesh who came to India on December 31, 2014 or earlier.